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    Equity Elects New President, Officers, Council

    Patrick Quinn, a 30-year member of Actors' Equity Association, has been elected the organization's new national president. The veteran Broadway actor ran unopposed. [See interview in box story to

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    From the Editor

    In the ongoing dialogue about theatre in Los Angeles, which has too few and faltering voices already, another voice has fallen silent. It may not be announced officially until a replacement is found, but the departure of theatre critic Laurie Winer from The Los Angeles Times is already widely known ...

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    Kids and Their Parents - The Show Biz Experience From Both Perspectives

    Are you or your kid seeing all these other kids on stage, on TV, commercials, film--and wondering what life would be like in the biz? For all the little girls who are cast in "Les Miz" as Young Cosette, thousands more were turned away at the first auditions, hundreds more ...

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    "Maybe' Becomes "No Way': Show Closes As Equity Head Nixes Reduced Sked

    "Maybe, Baby, It's You," an Off-Broadway show that elicited great reviews but only so-so box-office at an unbusy time of year, last week tried to downsize itself in order to keep running. The move was stymied by Actors Equity Executive Director Alan Eisenberg who claimed the cuts "would set ...

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    Actor's Death Fails to Stop NY Apple Tours

    Embattled tour bus company New York Apple Tours successfully fought off an attempt to put it out of business over the lucrative Memorial Day holiday weekend, despite a recent accident that claimed the life of a New York

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    REPLACEMENTS, "THE LION KING"

    Binder Casting will hold a non-required open chorus call for future replacements for the L.A. company of The Lion King. Dir. Julie Taymor, mus. Dir. Colin Welford, choreo. Garth Fagan, cstg. Dir. Mark Brandon.

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    BACKLOT BUZZ

    Some Happy New Yorkers at Sundance

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    NYSCA Awards Theatres $370,000 in Grants

    The New York State Council on the Arts has awarded 25 theatres a total of $372,206 for fiscal 1997. The council's fall meeting was its second round of grant approvals. It provided $1.53 million to theatres in

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    Blackburn Prize Steered to Carr

    Irish playwright Marina Carr has won first prize in the 19th annual Susan Smith Blackburn Awards for her play "Portia Coughlin." The prize, presented by Dame Diana Rigg at a London ceremony on Sun., Feb. 2, carries a purse of